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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

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Pratt and White Memorial Plaque

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  • Location: Entrance to Carmine Carro field house, exterior wall to right of entrance
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 2' W: 1'4"
  • Dedicated: 1939
  • Inscription: IN APPRECIATION OF / THE FORESIGHT OF / FREDERIC B. PRATT / ALFRED T. WHITE / WHO ASSEMBLED / THE LAND AROUND / GERRITSEN BASIN / AND
    GAVE IT TO THE / CITY FOR A PARK. / THIS GIFT WAS THE / BEGINNING OF/
    MARINE PARK. / ERECTED BY THE LEAGUE FOR THE / IMPROVEMENT OF MARINE
    PARK / 1939/

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